Astoria, Oregon

Sep 18, 2018 - National Geographic Quest


The trip on the Columbia River kicked off with a great trip around Astoria Oregon. National Geographic Quest docked early in the morning and everyone began the adventure. Guests had the opportunity to explore historic Fort Clatsop where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1805. There was also a chance to explore Cape Disappointment and Waikiki Beach in Washington as well as the Columbia River Maritime Museum. After a day of excitement, everyone boarded the ship and continued up the Columbia River.

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Adam Maire

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Naturalist, underwater videographer, captain, and historian, Adam Maire is dedicated to exploring around the globe with a goal of researching, documenting, and teaching others about the beauty, the power and the importance of the earth’s wild places. With degrees in animal science, history and a Scuba Diving Instructor certification, he is passionate about finding extraordinary ways to help others understand the links between the worlds that exist both above and below the surface of the ocean. As a temperate and cold-water diver, he is able to capture video and images of rarely seen marine life to create real connections with the underwater world.

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